Best trails in Epworth

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Looking for a great trail near Epworth, Georgia? AllTrails has 18 great hiking trails, views trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Amicalola Falls State Park or Fort Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Cohutta Wildlife Management Area or Blue Ridge Wildlife Management Area. Ready for some activity? There are 10 moderate trails in Epworth ranging from 4.8 to 17.6 miles and from 974 to 4,114 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Epworth
Top trails (18)
#1 - Jacks River Trail to Beech Bottom
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 14.8 mi • Est. 6 h 40 m
Please note portions of trail may be closed or impassable due to recent storm damage.Show more
#2 - Jacks River and Penitentiary Branch Loop Trail
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 13.5 mi • Est. 6 h 41 m
Jacks River and Penitentiary Branch Loop Trail is a 13.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Epworth, Georgia that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number Show more
#3 - Benton MacKaye Trail: Dyer Gap to Flat Top Mountain
Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 47 m
The current response to the COVID-19 emergency has closed several trails and recreation sites in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests. Please see website for up to date info: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Show more
#4 - Cohutta Wilderness Loop Trail
Cohutta Wilderness
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Length: 23.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
This loop requires off trail hiking and bushwacking at this time as it has not been cleaned up since the fires last year. There are trees down all over the trails, making this hike very challenging toShow more
#5 - Panther Creek Trail
Cohutta Wilderness
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Length: 17.3 mi • Est. 9 h 36 m
Panther Creek Trail is a 17.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Epworth, Georgia that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#6 - East Cowpen to Jack's River and Rough Ridge Loop
Cohutta Wilderness
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Length: 15.3 mi • Est. 8 h 31 m
The Cohutta Wilderness Area is located due north of Atlanta on the Tennessee border with more than 40,000 acres in Georgia and Tennessee. The Cohuttas comprise the largest wilderness east of the MissiShow more
#7 - Hemp Top Trail
Cohutta Wilderness
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Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 6 h 35 m
This is a hiking and horse trail in the Cohutta Wilderness. 8.2 miles from Dally Gap to Licklog Trail in Tennessee at the top of Big Frog Mountain. Gentle climb from Dally Gap to the base of Big FroShow more
#8 - Rice Camp, Hickory Ridge, East Cowpen Loop
Cohutta Wilderness
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Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 6 h 27 m
This circuit is a beautiful and challenging trek filled with a few challenges to conquer. On this trek you will need to cross Jacks River twice, so be prepared to wade through thigh high water that adShow more
#9 - East Cowpen Trail
Cohutta Wilderness
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 7 h 22 m
East Cowpen Trail is a 13.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Epworth, Georgia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#10 - Rice Camp Trail via Beech Bottom Trail
Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 17.9 mi • Est. 9 h 6 m
THIS IS A DECEIVING TRAIL IF YOUR NOT READY. THE HIKE DOWN TO JACKS RIVER IS AN EASY STROLL BUT COMING BACK OUT TO THE TRAIL HEAD IS A STEADY UPHILL CLIMB. THE TRAIL IS USED BY HORSES SO WATCH OUT FShow more
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